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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 27 INS Ufte i Paper Consists of Two Associated Press Full LeaM Wlrei No News in a nutshell BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In Washington WASHINGTON Johnson has warned of the smoldering racial situation in the nations capital How do civil rights leaders and others who deal with the situation in Washington the only major US city where the population is more than half Negro view the possibility of trouble WashingtonRacial A group of civil rights leaders in Washington agree that the ents of racial explosion are packed into the crowded streets of its Negro slums But most of them believe that the nations capital has a bettertHanaverage chance of avoiding the kind of racial rampage that swept Los Angeles Negro district two weeks ago r Washington is the only major US city with more Negroes than whites Its suburbs have only a small Negro percentage howevei Sterling Tucker of t h e National Urban League said The seeds of riot are in every major city The problems are there and Wash ington is no exception Oppose peace plan j SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Objections by t h e civilianmilitary junta to changes in the peace formula proposed for the Dominican Republic threatened Friday to delay a settlement of the long Dominican crisis for several weeks at least Diplomatic sources said i the junta feels the modified formula drawn up by the Organization of American States peace team favors the rebels by providing for inte 3 gration of rebel military men into the armed forces and allowing the rebels to disarm civil ians who rallied to them The rebel government has approved the modifications Refugees problem PIREDAWA Ethiopia Ethiopian au thorities claim that more than 100000 refugees have poured into Harar Province from Somalia and are creating a major administrative prob lem Gen Kebede Gebre governorgeneral of the province said about 70000 refugees recently came from the former British Somaliland and about 30000 from the former Italian Somali land Draft scare brings weddings President orders end to free status NEW YORK AP Young couples dashed to the altar Thursday night for wedded bliss and the draftfree status that ended at the stroke of midnight But in most stales waiting periods blocked any marriage rush by draftage youths President Johnson proclaimed Thursday that men between 19 and 26 who were married after midnight would be subject to the draft the same as single men until they become fathers The President issued his order to meet growing manpower needs of increased American involvement in the Viet Nam war An Associated Press survey disclosed much fretting plenty of hurrying and scurrying but no mass plunge into matrimony Two famed Western hitching posts got lots of attention how ever In Las Vegas Nev and Yuma Ariz couples swarmed into wedding chapels for last minute rites Elsewhere most efforts to reach the altar came to naught because of waiting periods From Providence RI to Gal latin Tenn young couples tried and failed to get married One couple flew from Newark NJ to Las Vegas to beat the clock At Las Vegas the courthouse and its grounds were filled for more than three hours with cou ples seeking marriage licenses A reporter at the courthouse said most young couples and their mothers expressed a fear of the wouldbe groom going to Viet Nam LINE UP FOR MARRIAGE IN LAS VEGAS Reds strike outposts Twisters kill one hurt 16 Eastern lowof hit Reds rap U S MOSCOW The Soviet youth paper ac cused the United States Friday of putting pres sure on African students to keep them from studying n Soviet schools The paper published an article by E Kubi chev saying American embassy officials in Kenya and other nations were warning African students they would get a poor education in the Soviet Union Protesters and Klan in clash PLYMOUTH NC AP vlore than a score of civil rights Icmonstrators were reported in ured Thursday night in a clash ctween demonstrators and Ku ilux Klansmen Later civil rights leaders and ocal officials agreed on a three lay cooling off period in this oastal pulp mill and fishing illage focal point of an east rn North Carolina voter regis ration campaign this summer No one was seriously injured nit a spokesman for the South rn Christian Leadership Con erence said 27 demonstrators nffered cuts and bruises No were made The clash followed a Ku Klux Klan rally two miles from Ply mouth and broke up a meeting of local and county officials and Negro leaders over the forma tion of a Washington County Good Neighbor Council A demonstrator William Gai ther 21 of Camden SC said a crowd of whites blocked a group of marchers shortly be fore they reached the main street Gaither said Those people came rushing at us Some had sticks and some carried long flashlights They started beat ing us Police said between 65 and 70 demonstrators were involved By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Tornadoes and rain storms thundered across Iowa Thurs day night killing one person and injuring at least 16 others It was the second night of wile storms and again eastern low was the hardest hit The worst of the tornadoes sliced a path a mile and a half wide and three miles long through a farming area north west of Mount Auburn in Benton County Twentyfive farms were known to have been damaged in the area The dead man was identified as Russell Born who was hurt on the Willard Wallace farm Born was formerly of Moberly Mo Six other persons at the Wal lace farm were injured and were in fairly good condition Friday at a Waterloo hospital They are Wallace 57 his wife Irma 53 a daughter Jo anne 14 a son Owen 27 young Wallaces wife Janice 22 and Mrs Leta McQuilkin 80 Mrs Janice Wallace is a stepdaughter of Born Some of the persons at the Wallace farm were blown out side the house when the tornado struck and others were pinned in the wreckage There were 10 persons taken to a Vinton hospital for treat ment of injuries as a result of the storm Mrs Elizabeth Westcott The resa Moore 5 and two uniden tified persons were in fairly goodcondition Six others were released after treatment It was not immediately known where the 16 persons were when they were hurt Among the farms reported heavily damaged were those of Ted Shaw Keith Anton Robert Glime Glen Foss Don Badcr George Dunkelberger Melvin Scheffler George Peterson and Donald Peterson Homes and outbuildings were destroyed on most of those farms The storms tore out telephone lines and communications with TWISTERS Please turn to 2 LOOKING TO THE Texasborn Lyndon Baines Johnson Sfith President of the United States who was 57 years old Friday pre sented this study in the White Pholofax House A western painting serves as a backdrop in the picture for the man who was born on a farm Aug 27 1908 Okay bill to aid needy college students S Vietnamese losses heavy SAIGON South Viet Nam If Communist guer illas attacked three government positions a few miles outh of Saigon within an hour early Friday a US military spokesman announced Vietnamese losses were reported heavy in the assault on Tan Nhut outpost which was reported over run A ranger unit was dispatched to the scene The actions took place about 12 to 15 miles south west of the capital Government forces were reported to have beaten off the attack at Long An with light casualties Two VietCong were killed a guerrilla forceof un I 552 killed in Kashmir WASHINGTON AP The House has passed a bill carrying funds to help needy students go to college and to aid institutions in meeting mushrooming enrollments Forthe first time the House approved in the bill a program of federal scholarships or out right grants for students In the past it has not been willing to go beyond loans The bill was sent to the Senate by a 38722 rollcall vote The Senate Education subcommittee plans to approve a somewhat different version of it The sub committee has been working on it for weeks Tornadoes cause damage in Chicago BY THE ASSOCMTEI PRESS Tornadic storms hit the Chi cago area and a wide Midwest section early Friday and Thurs day night causing many inju ries and extensive damage Twisters raked parts of Iowa Illinois and Wisconsin and vio lent weather rolled east into Indiana Streets were blocked by fallen trees in some cities including Chicagos South Side Major news communication lines be twcen Chicago and the East were disrupted Homes were unroofed or dam aged in several sections A tornado was confirmed in Chicagos northwest section close to the Kennedy Express way but damage confined mostly to uprooted trees The Chicago suburb of Park Forest 20 miles south of the Loop also was touched by a twister which unroofed homes and damage was termed considerable by police Farther south the Joliet Rockport area received heavy damage from 90mile an hour winds Wind gusts near 100 mph were reported by the weather bureau at Crete 111 Many persons were treated in Joliet hospitals At Freeport in northwestern Illinois Thursday night heavy winds knocked down tents at the Stephenson County Fair injur ing eight persons who were hospitalized None was gravely hurt however A funnel cloud damaged homes and crops at Buckley 111 In Joliet St Josephs Hospital reported 10 persons hospitalized including a family of six from Lockport north of Joliet who were injured when their house was destroyed Other injuries were reported to the northwest near Plainficld At Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet a spokesman said the emergency room is crowded I dont know how many weve treated At the height of the storm in Chicago traffic on expressways was brought virtually to a standstill by the windwhipped rain The winds left much of Chica gos South Side without power Many store windows were smashed by the wind in busi ness sections south of Chicago As it cleared the House the bill carries out all the recom mendations President Johnson submitted in his education mes sage in January but goes far beyond the higher education program he proposed Johnson hailing a great night for higher education said more than a million dents can benefit under provisions for known size moved against a Vietnamese unit protect ing five hamlets in the area the spokesman said The Communists also shelled the district town of Binh Chanh with 12 rounds of mortar fire the spokesman said Light Viet namese casualties were report ed The spokesman told newsmen of these other developments A multibattalion government force completed one of the wars largest road clearing operations Thursday opening strategic Highway 21 from the coastal city of Nha Trang to the provin cial capital of Ban Me Thuot in the central highlands No contact was made with the Viet Cong and convoys were reported moving over the road for the first time in six weeks bringing Ban Me Thuot badly needed supplies More than 2000 American logistic troops from 20 different units landed at three coastal cities this week as the US mili tary buildup continued The troops will strengthen the first logistical command The bodies of 50 Viet Cong were discovered south of Chu Lai apparently left from the big US MarineViet Cong battle of Van Tuong Peninsula last week The bodies were discovered by Vietnamese forces on a search and destroy operation US Marines pulled out of the area Tuesday a week after at tacking an estimated 2000 Viet Cong on the peninsula At least 600 Viet Cong were reported killed in the battle A Marine patrol launched a surprise attack Thursday night four miles west of the HuePhu NEW DELHI India AP Incomplete figures show at least 552 men have been killed on both sides in 22 days of fighting in Kashmir the Indian Defense Ministry announced Friday The list did not include the dead and wounded in the Indian attack Wednesday to deepen the Indian armys penetration into the Tithwal sector of that part of the Himalayan state which Pakistan occupies Photofax DIRECT AIR SUPPORT Capt Patrick M Trinkle of Jeffersonville Ind directs US Air Force strike against suspected Viet Cong forces during operation to reopen the strategic Road 21 between Nha Trang and Ran Me Thuot Sgt Vincent Romano of Linden hurst LI watches at rear Both are advisors to the 3rd Vietnamese Airborne batttal ion making assaultto keep the highway open It had blocked for six weeks been Check trouble GT5 goes on SPACE CENTER Houston Tex Gemini 5 spacecraft was cleared for the seventh day in space Friday and hurtled on toward its eight day goal turn ing awkward cartwheels along the way Earlier troubles that threatened to cut the mis short by one day were under control The seventh stu thc low can measures interest rate loans more than a quarter million can gel part time jobs and more than 100000 of exceptional promise and fi nancial need can get grants The biggest addition made in the House is a S290million au thorization for new funds to fi nance construction of college and university buildings This would double the authorizations of the 1963 law setting up this program The Senate subcommittee al I ready has voted to add to it a national teachers corps plan en dorsed by the President and a program of grants to colleges to help in buying equipment for lab oratories and for teaching aids Editorials 4 North Iowa S Mason City news 67 Society news 8 Sports 910 Clear Lake news 16 killing three Viet Marine casualties Bai area Cong No were reported Fourteen Viet Cong were killed in a clash with govern ment forces 15 miles north northeast of Saigon in Binh Duong Province Vietnamese losses were termed light A Viet Cong unit of unknown size attacked the An Hoa dis trict headquarters 350 miles northeast of the capital in Quang Nam Province The guerrillas switched the attack to a nearby Vietnamese army unit after an hours fight Light gov ernment casualties were report ed SAME Negro dies of injuries from beating GREENSBORO Ala AP An 87yearold Negro man found beaten and mutilated after re portedly criticizing civil rights activities died Friday in a Greensboro hospital Perry Smaw who was discov ered in a doorway of his home last Sunday had been beaten on the head apparently with an iron skillet and his tongue had been cut out Deputy Sheriff David Hollo way said Smaws death may hamper the investigation He said he had hoped the elderly Negro would be able at least to write something for them since he couldnt talk Two Negro men had been de tained for questioning in the case but Holloway said Thurs day night that one of them had been released with orders to stay in the Greensboro area The second is being held with out charge clay goahead came at am CDT Pilot Charles Pete Conrad Jr asked what the mission clock read and was told 50 hours to go Command pilot L Gordon Cooper Jr said he slept 8 hours out of 24 but was still sleepy Temperatures in the space craft cabin were fairly normal the 60 degree range offi cials said although some of the astronaut comments indicated the temperature was below freezing Cooper and Conrad re mained comfortable in their spacesuits The tumbling caused by the jetlike push of venting hydrogen gas was expected to diminish as the flight continued perhaps ending by nightfall The goahead beamed up to Gemini 5 by capsule communi cator James A McDivitt was for 106 orbits The two astronauts triggered their jet thrusters periodically to straighten out the slowly ac celerating tumble of the craft With pilot Charles Conrad Jr GEMINI Turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Clear cooler Friday night lows upper to lower Fair cooler Saturday in 70s Weather details on page 2 ;